Thursday, February 24, 2005

Pope's Tracheotomy Operation a Success!

The Pope had an operation today to insert a tube in his throat to help him breathe. The Vatican said the tracheotomy was a success: "The Holy Father is fine and will spend the night in his regular hospital room." According to Knight Ridder Washington Bureau via KFI AM 640:
Gianni Letta, spokesman for Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, visited the pope after the surgery and found him in good spirits. He said the pope gestured with his hand, his most common gesture, "as if to say I'm still going to reproach you."

Read more: Pope Suffers Breathing Problems, Undergoes Tracheotomy

3 comments:

Michael said...

Let's all pray that the Pope rests well and recovers soon! I hear that he will not be able to speak for several days, but that he is going to pull through this.

Johnny said...

We're all praying...

Writedonnie said...

He has died